Zimbabwe: Why Morgan Tsvangirai's MDC 'lost' the election By Munyaradzi Gwisai

7 August 2013 — Links – International journal of socialist renewal

August 6, 2013 — For a good part of his 33 years in power, Robert Mugabe has presided over a ruthless dictatorship. From the thousands killed in the 1980s Gukurahundi massacres and misery for millions under ESAP [structural adjustment plan], Operation Murambatsvina and hyper-inflation of 2008.

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Egypt in Light of the Iranian Revolution: The Restoration of a Dictatorship? By Araz Bagban

22 December 2012 — The Bullet • Socialist Project • E-Bulletin No. 748

The new constitution submitted to referendum by Mohamed Morsi, the president of Egypt elected with the support of the Freedom and Justice party, i.e. the political wing of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt, in addition to its properties of attacking working-class achievements as well as women‘s and minorities’ rights, is preparing the legal ground for the Brotherhood to seize the whole political power in the country. The powers proposed for the president in the constitution, not subject to any supervision, are leading Egypt toward dictatorship. Continue reading

VTJP Occupied Palestine and Israel: News and Articles 17 December 2012: Israel approves 1,500 more settler homes in East Jerusalem

17 December 2012 — VTJP

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Soldiers Kidnap Five Palestinians In Nablus
IMEMC – Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at dawn, different parts of the of the northern West Bank district of Nablus, broke into and searched several homes, and kidnapped five Palestinians including a school headmaster, and a Palestinian security officer. …

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VTJP Occupied Palestine and Israel: News and Articles 15 December 2012: Unsettling realities of Israeli settlements

15 December 2012 — VTJP

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Settlers Attack Residents, Vehicles, Near Nablus
IMEMC – Palestinian medical sources reported Saturday that several injuries took place in Nablus, in the northern part of the West Bank, after extremist Israeli settlers, and soldiers attacked Palestinian homes and vehicles; the army also fired dozens of gas bombs at civilian homes leading to dozens of injuries. …

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When Will We See Tanks in Barcelona? By Esther Vivas

15 October 2012The BulletSocialist Project E-Bulletin No. 713

“Independent Catalonia? Over my dead body and those of many other soldiers.” It was with these words that on August 31, retired infantry lieutenant-colonel Francisco Alaman Castro referred to the possibility of an independent Catalonia. And he added: “We will not make it easy. Although the lion seems to be sleeping, they have no interest in provoking it too much, because it has already given enough proof of its ferocity over the centuries. These plebs are not up to much, if we know how to confront them.” Continue reading

Russian Position On Syria: Myths And Reality Russia By Alexander Yakovenko*

19 March, 2012Russia & India Report

It is well known how long it took for the political situation in France to return to normal after the 1789 revolution. Perhaps in England it took less time – 50 years – to achieve a settlement in the form of the Glorious Revolution. Neither the Enlightenment, nor the European revolutions could protect Europe and the world from the catastrophe of World War I. Why not help others avoid such a bloody path and carry out transformational processes by evolutionary methods?

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